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Best-Reviewed Horror Movies 2017

It’s probably no surprise that Get Out tops 2017’s list of best-reviewed Horror films, but not far behind you’ll find a nice variety that includes a remixed classic, a post-apocalyptic freak-out, and a dark slasher comedy.

The order of the rank below reflects the Adjusted Score as of December 31, 2017. Scores might change over time.

#1

Get Out (2017)
98%86%

#1
Adjusted Score: 125476%
Critics Consensus: Funny, scary, and thought-provoking, Get Out seamlessly weaves its trenchant social critiques into a brilliantly effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride.
Synopsis: Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend... [More]
Directed By: Jordan Peele

#2

It (2017)
86%84%

#2
Adjusted Score: 113227%
Critics Consensus: Well-acted and fiendishly frightening with an emotionally affecting story at its core, It amplifies the horror in Stephen King's classic story without losing touch with its heart.
Synopsis: Seven young outcasts in Derry, Maine, are about to face their worst nightmare -- an ancient, shape-shifting evil that emerges... [More]
Directed By: Andy Muschietti

#3

It Comes at Night (2017)
88%44%

#3
Adjusted Score: 105673%
Critics Consensus: It Comes at Night makes lethally effective use of its bare-bones trappings while proving once again that what's left unseen can be just as horrifying as anything on the screen.
Synopsis: After a mysterious apocalypse leaves the world with few survivors, two families are forced to share a home in an... [More]
Directed By: Trey Edward Shults

#4

Prevenge (2016)
91%53%

#4
Adjusted Score: 96296%
Critics Consensus: As ambitious as it is daringly transgressive, Prevenge should thrill fans of pitch-black horror-comedy -- and open untold opportunities for writer/director/star Alice Lowe.
Synopsis: A pregnant woman kills an assortment of people.... [More]
Directed By: Alice Lowe

#5

The Devil's Candy (2015)
92%65%

#5
Adjusted Score: 94835%
Critics Consensus: The Devil's Candy playfully subverts horror tropes while serving up more than enough stylish thrills to satisfy genre enthusiasts.
Synopsis: A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his family move into their dream home.... [More]
Directed By: Sean Byrne